Punch reports that in China, smartphones and QR codes have become tools of the trade for beggars. If you’re feeling generous and don’t have cash on you, you can still whip out your phone, scan a printed QR code and transfer some money to the beggar’s account.
Local media have spread news of...
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has dispelled rumours that the state has started the enforcement of the law prohibiting begging and hawking. He said the law will not take effect until after 60 days.
A statement by the Media Aide to the Governor, Mallam Samuel Aruwan, added that...
The Lagos State Government has ordered beggars to leave the metropolis in their own interest.
Commissioner of Youth and Social Development, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said the government would take drastic action against those who did not leave on their own.
The commissioner said there was an...
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Kano State Hisbah Board has repatriated 60,822 beggars to their respective states of origin and other countries between 2014 and 2015.
The director-general of the board, Abba Sufi, made the disclosure on Monday in Kano in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
He said the beggars...